Commentary: The community is welcome at the YMCA

September 21, 2019
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Commentary: The community is welcome at the YMCA

Since January, I’ve had the great opportunity to lead the Southington-Cheshire Community YMCAs as new CEO. In that short time, I have seen some incredible impact for both members and non-members of our communities. Our free Race4Chase triathlon program allows young athletes to train for six weeks over the summer. Our diabetes prevention program in…

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Commentary: The community is welcome at the YMCA

September 21, 2019
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Commentary: The community is welcome at the YMCA

Since January, I’ve had the great opportunity to lead the Southington-Cheshire Community YMCAs as new CEO. In that short time, I have seen some incredible impact for both members and non-members of our communities. Our free Race4Chase triathlon program allows young athletes to train for six weeks over the summer. Our diabetes prevention program in…

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Obituary: Anna (O’Hara) Kaczmarczyk, 95

September 20, 2019
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Obituary: Anna (O’Hara) Kaczmarczyk, 95

Anna (O’Hara) Kaczmarczyk, 95, died peacefully at home on September 13. Born September 22, 1923, in Pennsylvania, she was the widow of Harry Paul Kaczmarczyk Sr. and predeceased by her 4 siblings.   A longtime resident of Plainville, she was the owner of AOK Package Store.  During the war she worked in several local spring factories…

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Obituary: Anna (O’Hara) Kaczmarczyk, 95

September 20, 2019
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Obituary: Anna (O’Hara) Kaczmarczyk, 95

Anna (O’Hara) Kaczmarczyk, 95, died peacefully at home on September 13. Born September 22, 1923, in Pennsylvania, she was the widow of Harry Paul Kaczmarczyk Sr. and predeceased by her 4 siblings.   A longtime resident of Plainville, she was the owner of AOK Package Store.  During the war she worked in several local spring factories…

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Obituary: Anna (O’Hara) Kaczmarczyk, 95

September 20, 2019
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Obituary: Anna (O’Hara) Kaczmarczyk, 95

Anna (O’Hara) Kaczmarczyk, 95, died peacefully at home on September 13. Born September 22, 1923, in Pennsylvania, she was the widow of Harry Paul Kaczmarczyk Sr. and predeceased by her 4 siblings.   A longtime resident of Plainville, she was the owner of AOK Package Store.  During the war she worked in several local spring factories…

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Obituary: Bernard Czarnecki, 98

September 20, 2019
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Obituary: Bernard Czarnecki, 98

Bernard Czarnecki, 98, of Bristol, passed away on Friday September 20, 2019. Bernard was born in Grudziadz, Poland on April 12, 1921 and was the son of the late Leon and Bernardyna Czarnecki. He trained as a baker until joining the Polish Army in 1939, fighting in the Polish Second Corps during WWII. A decorated…

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